What to expect during your visit to Sheffield Park

The garden is open daily between 10am - 5pm.

The garden is open daily between 10am - 5pm.

In order to control numbers and make everyone's visit more enjoyable advance bookings are required during our busy autumn period from 13 September to 14 November. 

Book your autumn visit

During our busy autumn season, you will need to book to visit Sheffield Park and Garden. Bookings will be available from Monday 13th September to Sunday 14th November. If you do not book in advance we may not be able to accommodate your visit.



  • We have accessible toilets and baby changing next to the reception building.

Access for everyone
If you need to bring a carer or essential companion to accompany you as a disabled visitor,  carers are admitted free of charge.

Eating and drinking

The Coach House Café is open for from 10am - 4.30pm serving cakes, bakes, sandwiches, soup and a hot one-pot meal for lunches. In the garden The Shant is open between 10am - 4.30pm. . 

An ice cream cart is available on busy days. 


Our shop, located next to reception, is open for the same hours as the gardens so do pop in for a browse. We stock a wide array of homeware, gifts and other seasonal ranges, alongside National Trust favourites. 

You will find our plant sales area just outside the reception building which is home to a large number of plants and gardening essentials plus a selection of the trees that bring such beautiful autumn colour to Sheffield Park.  

Our secondhand bookshop has a new home in the Coach House Café building. From kids classics to cookbooks via works of fiction from the highbrow to the easy-read - there is something for everyone. 

Proceeds from the bookshop fund vital conservation projects across the estate so you can know that you are supporting Sheffield Park with every purchase. 

Can I bring a picnic?
You may bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden or wider estate, but we ask that you please take your rubbish home with you.

Are mobility buggies available?
Yes, we do have two double and two single mobility buggies available to borrow. Due to limited availability they must be booked in advance by calling 01825 790 231. 

Can I bring a bike?
We do not allow pedal bikes in the garden. Balance bikes and children's scooters are allowed except on very busy days when we may ask you to leave them behind.



The wider parkland with walks running down to the River Ouse remains open dawn to dusk.

Please read through our Frequently Asked Questions below, if you require further information please email us at sheffieldpark@nationaltrust.org.uk

We look forward to seeing you again soon

Do I need a ticket for the parkland?
You don't need a ticket to visit the wider estate or to use the car park. 

Can I bring my dog?
Dog are allowed on the parkland but please do keep them on a lead due to grazing livestock. The exception is East Park where dogs are allowed off the lead. Assistance dogs welcome across the whole property.

Views across the parkland at Sheffield Park
Views across the Sheffield Park parkland in East Sussex
Views across the parkland at Sheffield Park